EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Summer Is Dying And Wolves Like Us Urge You to “Stay Cold”

It’s been five years since we last spoke about Wolves Like Us, a melodic hardcore band that’s been on a path of metamorphosis for a while now. Their previous release, 2014’s Black Soul Choir, presented a darker and cleaner version of their sound, creating an energetic and emotional album. Five years later, the band are gearing up for Brittle Bones, their next effort. The album features more grunge influences, especially on the vocals, injecting the album with a nostalgic and powerful air that reminds one of the Foo Fighters. We’re proud to partner with Pelagic to bring you the first…

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Hey! Listen to The Ritual Aura!

Even the best tech-death has a tendency to become pretty overwhelming. As bands increasingly add more notes and elements to their repertoire, in an attempt to push the bounds of extremity and technicality, the central textures of their compositions often becomes obscured. The genre works best when bands strike the balance between technicality and listenability just right, which is exactly what The Ritual Aura have done on their new album, Velothi. Velothi is also one of the most varied examples of technical death metal to have emerged in some time. The album begins with a piano intro – courtesy of…

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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Come Back from the Dead lurch forth into “Darkness Abominations”

Death metal has a penchant for being fairly on the nose with its band names. Hate Eternal, Carcass, Autopsy, and, you know… Death. Pretty fitting for the type of music and lyrical content these bands so emphatically espouse. Spain’s Come Back from the Dead continue this age-old tradition with music to match. Peddling a particularly nasty and at times downright vicious brand of old school death metal with just a hint of Swedish influence, their debut album The Coffin Earth’s Entrails was loud enough to raise an army of the undead, causing tectonic-level shifts through the almighty power of the…

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